Ethernet Cable Connection vs. Wi-Fi Connection
Modified on: Wed, 13 Jan, 2021 at 3:14 PM
- Provides mobility. You can move freely about within the range of your Wi-Fi signal
- Allows you to connect multiple devices without additional hardware
- Speeds can be impacted by distance, wireless interference, and objects in the path between the router and the device in use
- Wi-Fi distance cannot be guaranteed
- Internet dropouts, packet loss, or lag spikes are more likely to occur
Ethernet Cable Connection:
- Provides a stable and reliable connection
- Speeds are generally more consistent
- Higher speed capability depending on the type of cable used
- Limited movement depending on your cable length
- A small number of devices can be connected via ethernet to the router unless you install additional hardware
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